Enjoy a taste of what you can expect when relaxing in the gulf breeze under the swaying palm trees at Lahaina Inn Resort.
5580 Estero BoulevardFort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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Update #10 – Feb 1st 2023
The property is under contract as of 1/31/23. Please see the documents tab for details.
Update #9 – Jan 9th 2023Lahaina Family-
Sorry for the delay in updates. We have been busy between the holidays and meetings on the property.
The City of Ft Myers and Fire Department notified us that the partial structures remaining had to be demolished because they represented a safety hazard. That was done this week, Wednesday. That contractor is also working to clear debris.
We have the city coming out next week to evaluate if we qualify for assistance with fill to level out the scours left by the receding water.
We are still waiting on an update on our insurance settlement.
We unfortunately have to announce the passing of long time board member, Frances Stehman. Lahaina shares so many fond memories with Fran and her family. Ron says he will always have a seaweed sandwich for her granddaughter. Fran thank you for your service.
Please join us in welcoming new board member, Kyle Josefiak.
We are still working on getting the property listed.
Update #8 – Dec 5th 2022
The result of the vote last Sunday was to not rebuild. Ron is has meetings Monday to get more information on what to list the property for. We finished the contents list for the flood adjuster today. We are now completing the 2022 audit.
Update #7 – Nov 23rd 2022
We have added the Zoom Meeting information to the documents page.
There are 2 ways to vote in the special meeting on rebuilding this Sunday, November 27th @ 1pm EST. In person or with a submitted proxy. You cannot vote over the webinar. We can take your proxy at [email protected]
Update #5 – Nov 10th 2022The special meeting for the vote on whether or not to rebuild is scheduled for Sunday, November 27th at 1pm. We will be mailing the notice to the last address of record. The notice will contain the location. We will also post to the website the details to log into the webinar if you would like to attend virtually.
Update #4 – Nov 7th 2022
Lahaina Family,This week’s update:After much thinking we have decided the best thing to do regarding maintenance fees is to have everyone pay them at this time. We do not know how long this process will continue. It is not fair to have the few who have sent it in carry the rest who have not. Bills continue to come in. The hurricane wiped out everything. We have had to buy a new computer, printer , we still have to maintain our website, server, taxes, licensing fees, accountant, lawyer, 4 employees are still working here. We continue to have to meet with adjusters and builders. We will have to pay for a meeting site. The costs for the notification mailings that have to go out for meetings will add up. Property clean up fees will be coming.We are meeting with the association lawyer next week to discuss possibly delaying our vote on whether or not to rebuild until we can get more details of costs.We will be completing the itemized inventory of each units contents for our insurance claim within a week.The donation campaign and t shirt sales were incredibly generous. We greatly appreciate what you have done for our staff. Thank you all soo very much. Ron was able to deliver the goFundme dollars to everyone last week. It sounds like the t shirts will be going out to everyone by thanksgiving.Thank you all for your well wishes and support during this. We will continue to keep the updates coming.
Update #3 – Oct 28th 2022
Lahaina Family,This week’s update:
Our flood adjuster informed us that it would be at least 6 months until we hear anything about our claim. The number of claims in the area is causing a delay. We have started on our lists of contents for each unit for the insurance company. Our claim should be somewhere between $5 and $6 million.
We are also working with local builders to get an estimated cost of rebuilding the resort. The preliminary numbers are in the range of $31 and $35 million. So a special assessment in the range of $16,000 to $20,000 per week is what we are looking at potentially. We are also getting information on the value of the land. Initial numbers put it somewhere between $25 and $35 million.
The rental deposit refunds have been completed. Checks went out Monday and Wednesday this week.
We are nailing down a location for the special meeting to hold the vote for whether or not to rebuild. You will get the notice in the mail along with your proxy. We are trying to hold this meeting within the next 30 days. The mailing will go out 14 days ahead of the meeting.
Thank you all for your patience and understanding through this process.
Update #2 – Oct 17th 2022
We apologize if you have not been able to get through to our remote office. Phone and internet is down again. We do not have an estimate as to when it will be restored.
We were able to meet with the association attorney and flood insurance adjuster last week. Our by laws require the owners to vote on whether or not to rebuild. A 75% yes vote is required to rebuild. We will be scheduling a meeting to facilitate this vote soon. More to come…
Update #1: Thank you for your well wishes. I know many of you are wondering what’s next. We have started the insurance claim process and are obtaining legal representation for the association. We would love to speak to each individual owner but that is impossible while we are getting everything in order for you. Thank you for your patience, thoughts and prayers. As we get more information we will provide updates.
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